Database Administrator - 3659

Metro Systems is seeking a Database Administrator who creates and maintains databases for test, development and production environments. The environment consists of SQL, Oracle, and DB2 databases.  The role is primarily administration activities (70+%) but may also take on development tasks as well.


  • Analyzes, tests, and implements physical database design.
  • Documents environment and maintains current patches.
  • Ensures data recovery, maintenance, data integrity, and space requirements for physical database are met through formulation and monitoring of policies, procedures, and standards relating to database management.
  • Audits the current environments, provides capacity planning and best practices for the future production/development/test environments, which may include establishing new standards and procedures.
  • Conducts performance assessment and tuning as related to the database system.
  • Provides technical knowledge working with system administrators, technical managers, developers, and architects. 

  • 5-10+ years of experience as a Database Administrator in one or more of the following databases: SQL, Oracle, or DB2.  Must have a willingness to learn and work on databases outside of their current experience.
  • Database development experience is a plus.
  • Ability to work closely with business users – to own problems through to resolution. Strong communication skills are a must.
  • Ability to work with offshore teams.
  • Ability to serve as a lead and mentor more junior DBA’s